Articles By Dave Wallen

Dave Wallen

Dave Wallen is a veteran industry evangelist with a passion for promoting innovative cloud solutions that help organizations improve performance and maximize their return on investment. As Director of Product Marketing for Spanning, he’s focused on industry and market research, customer insight, go-to-market planning and spreading the word about Spanning’s solutions for Office 365, G-Suite, and Salesforce. Dave lives in the historic village of Dobbs Ferry in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley with his wife, daughter, and their three cats.

Cyber Resilience and Its Importance for Your Business

Cyber resilience helps businesses better defend against cyber crimes, mitigate risks and severity of attacks, and enables business continuity. Learn more.


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5 Microsoft Teams Security Best Practices for Better Collaboration

Learn the top five Microsoft Teams security best practices to keep sensitive information secure while allowing users to collaborate seamlessly.


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Backup vs. Archive: Why They Are Not the Same

How is backup different from archive? Backup is a restorable copy of current data that is meant to be used if the original data is damaged while archive is stored data that will never be overwritten.


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How to Set Up Gmail in Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to add a Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook. Manage multiple Gmail accounts from one place and check your emails even in offline mode.


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Your Guide to Exchange Online

Learn about the various Exchange Online offerings, how it fits into the Microsoft Office 365 plan, and how Spanning can help you protect it.


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Google Drive Trash: Deleting, Recovering and Everything in Between

Learn all about the Google Drive Trash folder and how Spanning acts as a safety net for items that might otherwise be lost forever.


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Data Retention Policy: What It Is and How to Create One

A data retention policy guides what data should be stored or archived, where that should happen and for how long. Download a free data retention template to get started.


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Total Cost of Ownership: Why It’s Important for Businesses

A total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis is vital to examine the financial impact of implementing new technologies in business. In information technology, assessing the TCO provides a broader view of the investment and the value of the product over its lifespan.


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Types of Cyber Attacks: A Closer Look at Common Threats

By understanding the different types of cyber attacks and how they are executed, you can identify potential threats and take the required steps to prevent them if a cybersecurity event occurs.


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Google Backup and Sync: Is It Really Backup?

The Google Backup and Sync app (for personal use and Drive File Stream for businesses) is the replacement for Google Drive and Photos desktop apps for Windows PCs and Macs. Learn how to use it and if it’s really a viable “backup” option.


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